Donna Sue Poynterof Maumelle, AR
October 21, 1940 - June 18, 2021
Donna Poynter, age 80, of Maumelle, Arkansas passed away on June
18, 2021. She was born in Heber Springs, Arkansas on October 21, 1940,
to the late Claren and Lucy Martin. Donna is survived by her husband of
62 years, Bob Poynter; two sons, Bruce Poynter (Elaine) of Shreveport,
LA and Barry Poynter (Robin) of Maumelle, AR; two grandsons, Bennett
Poynter (Aimee) and Seth Poynter (Hanna); one granddaughter, Bailey
Poynter and one great-granddaughter, Audrey Poynter; one sister-n-law,
Jamie Querry (Sam) of Heber Springs; four nephews, Jimmy Winningham of
Batesville, AR, Brian Munsey (Sandy) and Blaine Munsey both of Little
Rock, AR, Bobby Barnett of Heber Springs, AR and two nieces, Robin Seals
and LeAnn Stevenson both of Conway, AR. She was preceded in death by her
sisters, Glenda Winningham (Jim) of Concord, AR, Rita Munsey (Ron), and
one nephew, Brad Munsey all of Little Rock.
Donna was a member and worshipped at Windsong Church of Christ. She
graduated from Hall High School in 1958, and was voted the yearbook
Warrior Beauty and Most Talented. Donna attended Concord Public Schools
for the prior 11 years where she was an All-County basketball player.
Donna's love of Athletics shifted to the game of golf in her adult
years. She served as a grass roots organizer for women's golf in Central
Arkansas where she served as President for the Little Rock Women's Golf
Association, Pleasant Valley Country Club Ladies Golf Association, and
the Country Club of Arkansas Ladies Golf Association. Donna won the
Pleasant Valley Club championship in 1992 and 1995 and was the Country
Club of Arkansas champion in 1997, 2001, 2002, 2203, 2004, and 2005. She
was the 2008 Arkansas State Parent-Child champion. Donna loved playing
in mixed tournaments around the state with Bob and Bruce where she made
many life-long friends.
Donna was an accomplished pianist who had a great passion for gospel
music. As a teenager, she and her sisters sang publicly for many years
as ''The Martin Sisters.'' One of their highlights was performing 'pop'
songs on the 1950's television show broadcast from Little Rock called,
Donna took great pride in her home and family whom she loved so much.
She was an exemplary cook and seamstress. Her grandchildren and
great-grandchildren were very special to her and brought her much joy.
She was a true Proverbs 31 woman of noble character.
A memorial service will be 11:00am, Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at the
Windsong Church of Christ, 3 Windsong Drive, North Little Rock, Arkansas
with Nick Hamilton officiating.
Memorials may be made to the, Children's Home, 5515 Walcott Road,
Paragould, AR 72450, www.childrenshomes.org